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April 2020

Canceled: Smithsonian Museum Day

April 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm MDT
Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 720 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY United States

Canceled: Smithsonian Museum Day April 4, 2020 The Buffalo Bill Center of the West usually participates in Smithsonian Museum Day, however the Smithsonian Institution has canceled all of public events. Statement from the Smithsonian: Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day 2020 will not take place on April 4. As a public health precaution, the Smithsonian is postponing or canceling all public events, programming and gatherings through May 3. We appreciate your understanding. Smithsonian magazine’s annual Museum Day is a national celebration of…

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May 2020

Members Double-Discount Days

May 7, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm MDT
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until May 10, 2020

Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 720 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY United States
Points West Market

All members of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West receive a special 20 percent discount in the Museum Store at the Center. Our expanded May Double-Discount Shopping Days take place May 7 through 10. Happy Mother's Day! Our Store has been remodeled and you'll love the new layout! With a wonderful selection of jewelry, scarves, chocolates, books, handmade Native American crafts, prints, and unique Wyoming gifts, there’s something for everyone. Some exclusions apply. Members must present their valid membership…

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Members Double-Discount Days

May 8, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm MDT
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until May 10, 2020

Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 720 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY United States
Points West Market

All members of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West receive a special 20 percent discount in the Museum Store at the Center. Our expanded May Double-Discount Shopping Days take place May 7 through 10. Happy Mother's Day! Our Store has been remodeled and you'll love the new layout! With a wonderful selection of jewelry, scarves, chocolates, books, handmade Native American crafts, prints, and unique Wyoming gifts, there’s something for everyone. Some exclusions apply. Members must present their valid membership…

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Members Double-Discount Days

May 9, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm MDT
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until May 10, 2020

Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 720 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY United States
Points West Market

All members of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West receive a special 20 percent discount in the Museum Store at the Center. Our expanded May Double-Discount Shopping Days take place May 7 through 10. Happy Mother's Day! Our Store has been remodeled and you'll love the new layout! With a wonderful selection of jewelry, scarves, chocolates, books, handmade Native American crafts, prints, and unique Wyoming gifts, there’s something for everyone. Some exclusions apply. Members must present their valid membership…

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Members Double-Discount Days

May 10, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm MDT
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until May 10, 2020

Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 720 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY United States
Points West Market

All members of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West receive a special 20 percent discount in the Museum Store at the Center. Our expanded May Double-Discount Shopping Days take place May 7 through 10. Happy Mother's Day! Our Store has been remodeled and you'll love the new layout! With a wonderful selection of jewelry, scarves, chocolates, books, handmade Native American crafts, prints, and unique Wyoming gifts, there’s something for everyone. Some exclusions apply. Members must present their valid membership…

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September 2020

Postponed: Lunchtime Expedition: Whitebark Pine

September 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm MDT
Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 720 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY United States

The Whitebark Pine Story: From Thriving High-mountain Keystone to Endangered Species Wyoming whitebark pine Diana F. Tomback, PhD September 3, 2020 Noon Join us online for this Draper Natural History Museum Lunchtime Expedition lecture, originally scheduled for last May. Dr. Diana F. Tomback presents The Whitebark Pine Story: From Thriving High-mountain Keystone to Endangered Species. The talks in this series are free, and take place in the Buffalo Bill Center of the West's Coe Auditorium the first Thursday of the…

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October 2020

Photo Workshop – The Art of Seeing

October 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm MDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until October 10, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 11, 2020

Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 720 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY United States
William Shepley photo. Owens Valley Horse Drive, California 1991; silver gelatin print. P.602.016 (detail)

The Art of Seeing: The Equestrian West Photo Workshop William Shepley in Egypt With William Shepley October 9–11, 2020 Spend a weekend with the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and photographer and instructor William Shepley, to learn techniques and principles that will serve you for a lifetime of taking photographs. This three-day, intensive study includes a location shoot at the Hoodoo Ranch south of Cody, Wyoming, as well. The Art of Seeing photography workshop deconstructs the ingredients of photographic…

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Photo Workshop – The Art of Seeing

October 10, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 6:00 pm MDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until October 10, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 11, 2020

Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 720 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY United States
William Shepley photo. Owens Valley Horse Drive, California 1991; silver gelatin print. P.602.016 (detail)

The Art of Seeing: The Equestrian West Photo Workshop William Shepley in Egypt With William Shepley October 9–11, 2020 Spend a weekend with the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and photographer and instructor William Shepley, to learn techniques and principles that will serve you for a lifetime of taking photographs. This three-day, intensive study includes a location shoot at the Hoodoo Ranch south of Cody, Wyoming, as well. The Art of Seeing photography workshop deconstructs the ingredients of photographic…

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Photo Workshop – The Art of Seeing

October 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm MDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until October 10, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 11, 2020

Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 720 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY United States
William Shepley photo. Owens Valley Horse Drive, California 1991; silver gelatin print. P.602.016 (detail)

The Art of Seeing: The Equestrian West Photo Workshop William Shepley in Egypt With William Shepley October 9–11, 2020 Spend a weekend with the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and photographer and instructor William Shepley, to learn techniques and principles that will serve you for a lifetime of taking photographs. This three-day, intensive study includes a location shoot at the Hoodoo Ranch south of Cody, Wyoming, as well. The Art of Seeing photography workshop deconstructs the ingredients of photographic…

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Canceled: Buffalo Gals Luncheon

October 21, 2020 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm MDT
Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 720 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY United States

Buffalo Gals Luncheon has been canceled Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. Kuyper Dining Pavilion Join us at our Fall Buffalo Gals Luncheon for a delicious lunch and a talk by Megan Smith, K-12 Curriculum and Digital Learning Specialist at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, as she takes you on a journey, Flashback to the Future. Embrace your inner 4th grader on a quick virtual adventure through the Draper Natural History Museum. She might even…

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January 2021

POSTPONED: Cody Culture Club: The Equestrian West

January 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm MST
Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 720 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY United States
William Shepley photo. Owens Valley Horse Drive, California 1991; silver gelatin print. P.602.016 (detail)

POSTPONED: The Equestrian West With Photographer William Shepley and Master Saddler Keith Seidel With our love of the Cody community and everyone’s health and safety in mind, we’ve decided to postpone the Cody Culture Club programs scheduled for 2021. We look forward to learning more about the unique history of our town with you when indoor gathering restrictions are relaxed! We've planned in-person leathermaking demonstrations with the masters of the Scout Saddle Company and a special guided tour of Bill…

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April 2021

POSTPONED: Cody Culture Club: The Ecology of Migration

April 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm MDT
Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 720 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY United States
Pronghorn buck and doe at dusk. MS 301 Gabby Barrus Slide Collection, McCracken Research Library. SL.301.A.29

POSTPONED: Are We There Yet? The Ecology of Migration With Nathan Doerr and Corey Anco With our love of the Cody community and everyone's health and safety in mind, we've decided to postpone the Cody Culture Club programs scheduled for 2021. We look forward to learning more about the unique history of our town with you when indoor gathering restrictions are relaxed! Join Cody Culture Club on select Thursdays, January – April. Appetizers and cash bar at every program. With…

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Exhibition opening: What Lies Beneath

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm MDT
Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 720 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY United States
"Fishing Cone." What Lies Beneath: Exploring Yellowstone Lake’s Mysterious Vents / Photographs by Chris Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

What Lies Beneath: Mysterious Vents of Yellowstone Lake A special exhibition at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West Opens April 24, 2021 This special photography exhibition documents the scientific expedition known as the Hydrothermal Dynamics of Yellowstone Lake (or HD-YLAKE) project through photos by Chris Linder of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. What Lies Beneath will be on exhibit in our Draper Natural History Museum's John Bunker Sands Photography Gallery from April 24 through August 8, and again from October…

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May 2021

Coffee & Curators Members Event

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am MDT
Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 720 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY United States

Coffee & Curators: Cody Firearms Museum Olive Fell (1896-1980), "The Hills of Home." Gift in Memory of Elmer (Forest Ranger at Wapiti, 1838-1946) and Ruth Miller. 2.06.3 May 1, 10–11:30 a.m. Free for members! Coffee & Curators invites members to enjoy coffee, refreshments, and each other as a curator speaks about a topic inspired by the Buffalo Bill Center of the West’s permanent collections, including special up-close or behind-the-scenes access. We may be venturing out more and more, but our…

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Exhibition opening: Eight Seconds

May 7 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm MDT
Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 720 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY United States

Eight Seconds: Black Cowboys in America A special exhibition at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West Opens May 7, 2021 This special photography exhibition explores the American Cowboy through the lens of acclaimed photographer Ivan B. McClellan. Eight Seconds will be on exhibit in our Anne and Charles Duncan Special Exhibition Gallery from May 7, 2021 through January 7, 2022. Learn more and view more photographs from Eight Seconds.

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Buffalo Gals Luncheon

May 19 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm MDT
Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 720 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY United States
William F. Cody and his sisters, 1896. MS 6 William F. Cody Collection, McCracken Research Library. P.69.1057

Buffalo Gals Luncheon: The Women Who Shaped Buffalo Bill May 19, 2021 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. Kuyper Dining Pavilion Join us for a delicious lunch and a talk by Center of the West Historian Jeremy M. Johnston, who presents Alongside Every Frontiersman Stands a Woman; or, The Women Who Shaped Buffalo Bill. Reservations are required for this luncheon and talk. Cost is just $25 for Buffalo Bill Center of the West members and $35 for non-members. Space is limited,…

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June 2021

Business Friend Days

June 5 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm MDT
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until June 6, 2021

Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 720 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY United States
Buffalo Bill Center of the West with tipi

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West thanks our Business members for their support with a special weekend just for them! Business member employees and their families enjoy free admission to the Buffalo Bill Center of the West for the weekend of June 5 and 6, 2021, for Business Friend Days. Employees just need to check in at the main entrance to the Center and provide the name of the Business Member for which they work, and the number in…

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Coffee & Curators Members Event

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am MDT
Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 720 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY United States
Buffalo Bill Museum

Coffee & Curators: Buffalo Bill Museum Olive Fell (1896-1980), "The Hills of Home." Gift in Memory of Elmer (Forest Ranger at Wapiti, 1838-1946) and Ruth Miller. 2.06.3 June 5, 10–11:30 a.m. Free for members! Coffee & Curators invites members to enjoy coffee, refreshments, and each other as a curator speaks about a topic inspired by the Buffalo Bill Center of the West’s permanent collections, including special up-close or behind-the-scenes access. We may be venturing out more and more, but our…

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Business Friend Days

June 6 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm MDT
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until June 6, 2021

Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 720 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY United States
Buffalo Bill Center of the West with tipi

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West thanks our Business members for their support with a special weekend just for them! Business member employees and their families enjoy free admission to the Buffalo Bill Center of the West for the weekend of June 5 and 6, 2021, for Business Friend Days. Employees just need to check in at the main entrance to the Center and provide the name of the Business Member for which they work, and the number in…

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What’s the Word, Bird? Kids Workshop

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am MDT
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June 15 and 16 from 9 to 11 a.m. each day
Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 720 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY United States

What's the Word, Bird? For youth ages 6–9 June 15–16 9–11 a.m. Join us for this fun, two-day workshop for kids ages 6 to 9. Birds make all kinds of noise, especially in the early summer. Let's learn about their songs and behaviors as we explore different bird habitats around Cody. Games, activities, and bird identification are all a part of this fun start to summer. Cost is $20 for Buffalo Bill Center of the West members; $25 for non-members.…

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